Tag Archive: Candy Jar Books

Episode 292 – Nuzzink in ze Vorld

ttv_logo_newIn this episode of the podcast we give a hearty review to the latest book in the Lethbridge-Stewart line of novels in Candy Jar Books’ series. This time we review Lethbridge-Stewart: The Showstoppers by Jonathan Cooper. We offer a spoiler-filled review of the novel starring Colonel Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart, Anne Travers, Harold Chorley, and newcomer Samson Ware.

But first, we look at the latest short story from the range with The Band of Evil written by Shaun Russell and Roger J Simmonds.

Plus, some news-of-the-week with a sad announcement about a cancellation.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Episode 286 – Full Moon Rising

ttv_logo_newIn this week’s show we revisit Candy Jar Books’ Lethbridge-Stewart line and review the latest release, Moon Blink by Sadie Miller. We give our impression on the newest book in the series.

Also, we continue our lunar themed show with a look back at Doctor Who in the 1960’s TV Comic series and discuss the First Doctor, John and Gillian adventure, The Moon Landing.

Plus, some news including an announcement regarding Doctor Who Series 10, another announcement about a returning companion in the Big Finish audios, and some exciting and historic news for the show as it may soon be up for a popular American television award.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Episode 279 – UNIT Dating Controversy – Solved?

ttv_logo_newIn this week’s show we tackle a subject that has sometimes caused great divides in Doctor Who fandom. A controversy so big, that some have chosen to sideline the debate altogether, just to avoid it. However, some cleaver writing has, perhaps solved the issue for good. We discuss the issue with a special guest, and continuity fix-it-man, Andy Frankham-Allen. He’s an author and the deputy editor of the Lethbridge-Stewart series at Candy Jar Books.

We’ll also review three short stories from Candy Jar, Lethbridge-Stewart: In His Kiss by Sue Hampton, Lethbridge-Stewart: The Black Eggs of Khufu by Tom Dexter, and Lethbridge-Stewart The Enfolded Time by Andy Frankham-Allen

Plus we address the news of the week.

And, of course, feedback.

Enjoy!

Links mentioned in the show:

Candy Jar Books

Lethbridge-Stewart Series

Episode 271 – Exercising Our Gravitational Skills

ttv_logo_newIn this week’s podcast we travel with the Fifth Doctor, Tegan and Turlough for the Season 21 story, Frontios. We give our reviews of the story with a fairly fresh perspective since only one of us had previously seen this one and it was so long ago.

Plus some big news coming from Candy Jar Books with the announcement of a new collection for the Lethbridge-Stewart line.

Also, we share some big Big Finish news just announced.

And. of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

 

Episode 265 – The Beasts Within

ttv_logo_newIn this week’s podcast we revisit the novel Lethbridge-Stewart: Beast of Fang Rock by Andy Frankham-Allen, for a spoiler filled review of the book. We give our no holds barred review of the story in the continuing line of books.

Before that, however, we review another story in Candy Jar Books’ range of Lethbridge-Stewart stories, this time the short story entitled, The Cult of the Grinning Man by Tom Dexter which precedes Beast of Fang Rock in the chronology.

And, finally we are joined this week by friend-of-the-show, Andy Frankham-Allen. Andy shares some insight into the the line, as well as how he came to write and help steer the ship for the series.

Plus, we discuss the news that Steven Moffat is leaving Doctor Who, and that we will only see one story this year before the series is moved to the Spring of 2017.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Episode 260 – From Here to Inferno

ttv_logo_newIn this week’s episode we revisit the world of Col. Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart. this time with a review of three short stories in Candy Jar Books‘ Lethbridge-Stewart line of novels. These are special stories that take place concurrent or in between the established events of the books, The Forgotten Son and The Schizoid Earth.

First, we review Ambush (found in the collection, The Top Secret Files. Then we look at the short story, Legacies which explores an “else world” version of events we already know. And finally we give our impressions of One Cold Step.

Then, our long awaited SPOILER FILLED review of The Schizoid Earth. we revisit the novel, and give a more fleshed out opinion of the book by author David McIntee.

But, before all of that, we do get into some SPOILER FREE discussion about the new Star Wars film, The Force Awakens.

Plus, a little Doctor Who: Legacy news from the folks over at Tiny Rebel Games, including some Christmas goodies we can expect over the course of the week.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

Episode 252 – Pun-Free Zone

ttv_logo_newIn this week’s show we discuss the future, Back to the Future and this week’s celebration of Back to the Future Day.

But, it is a podcast about Doctor Who, and there is plenty in store for our musings this episode.

First, we’ll give a spoiler free of the next book in Candy Jar Book’s Lethbridge-Stewart series, ‘Lethbridge-Stewart: Beast of Fang Rock’, written by Andy Frankham-Allen. We offer our insights with a sneak peek at the novel that will be released later this week.

Plus, we’ll look at the latest installment in Doctor Who Series 9 with a review of The Woman Who Lived.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!

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Episode 248 – Grab Your Pointy Sticks

ttv_logo_newLots on our plate this this week, with three reviews.

First, we review the newly released novel, Lethbridge-Stewart: The Schizoid Earth, written by David A McIntee and released by Candy Jar Books. We deliver a non-spoiler review of this story, the second in the Lethbridge-Stewart line of books.

Next, Titan Comics has released the highly anticipate finale to The Four Doctors comic event. We’ll give our opinions on the last issue in this story arch.

And, finally the equally eagerly awaited second part to a two-part adventure for the Doctor, Clara and Missy, The Witch’s Familiar. Find out what we thought of this epic start to Series 9.

Plus, we’ll have some reaction to the news of the week.

And, of course, your feedback.

Enjoy!